BarnesCare Can Help Conserve Your Employees' Hearing
Noise, or unwanted sound, is one of the most pervasive occupational health hazards found in a wide range of industries.
BJC Publishes Community Benefit Report
From free flu shots for the community every year, to charity care for those in need, to supporting the education of future nurses and doctors, BJC HealthCare community benefit programs touch the community one life at a time. 

Study Shows HIgh Return on EAP Investment

A study conducted by the Morneau Shepell research group found that every $1 invested in an employee assistance program (EAP) translates into a return on investment of $8.70 through a combination of improved productivity at work and less time away from work.

Coronary Artery Disease

According to recent statistics, coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the number one cause of death in the world and is the leading cause of death in the United States, killing nearly 380,000 Americans each year. CAD accounts for one in six deaths in the Untied States each year or one American every 90 seconds.

Diabetes and Hemoglobin A1C

Diabetes is a disease in which blood sugar, or blood glucose, levels are too high. Glucose comes from the foods you eat. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose get into the cells to give them energy. With type 1 diabetes, the body does not make insulin. With type 2 diabetes, the more common type, the body does not make or use insulin well. Without enough insulin, the glucose stays in the blood. You may also have prediabetes. This means that the blood sugar is higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Those with prediabetes may not have any symptoms but do have a much higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Ebola Preparedness at BJC and BarnesCare
The current Ebola outbreak does not pose a significant threat to the U.S. However, BJC HealthCare and BarnesCare are taking the Ebola risk seriously, and are preparing for this high-impact though low-probability event.

Brown Bagging It: Get Creative when Packing Lunch

Packing a meal in a brown paper sack doesn't have to be boring. There are many ways to liven up a sack lunch or snack in a quick and healthy way.


Diabetes Management That Works – At Work

Preventing and controlling diabetes in the workforce has become a top priority for many of our client companies, especially those with employees who must pass medical certification requirements set by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Individuals with A1c levels indicating their diabetes is not under control cannot receive full DOT certification. 

Injury and Illness Prevention

Companies that are successful at reducing worker injuries and illness often deploy effective prevention strategies to help keep employees healthy and on the job. BarnesCare’s workplace wellness experts can help you design a program for your unique environment and worker population.